San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2012
During one of the three summer cross country running camp sessions offered in July and August, campers run on backcountry dirt roads, cross country trails in evergreen forests and sun drenched meadows. In addition to our featured speakers, we have guest speakers, staff coaches and guest experts who present daily breakout sessions on topics that range from biomechanics to physiology to psychology. In short, our runners learn everything they need to know to improve and run at their best.
Featured Guest Speakers during Session 1, July 29-August 4: Ian Brooks: Celebrity announcer, The Armory, NYC. Matt McCue: Author of “An Honorable Run;” former runner, University of Colorado. Marcus O'Sullivan: Director of Villanova Track & Field; Villanova men’s cross country and track & field coach; four-time Olympian and three-time World Indoor champion.
Featured Guest Speakers during Session 2, August 5-11: Mark Coogan: Dartmouth women are cross country coach and former Olympian. Matt McCue: Author of “An Honorable Run;” former runner, University of Colorado. Andrea Grove McDonough: University of Connecticut head coach women’s cross country and assistant women's track & field coach. Marcus O'Sullivan: Director of Villanova Track & Field; Villanova men’s cross country and track & field coach; four-time Olympian and three-time World Indoor champion.
Featured Guest Speakers during Session 3, August 12-18:Eric Blake: Central Connecticut College men’s and women’s are head cross country coach; veteran of the United States Mountain Running team. Ian Brooks: celebrity announcer, The Armory, NYC. Andrea Grove McDonough: University of Connecticut women’s cross country coach and women's track & field assistant coach. Jim Mitchell: Bronxville High School, New York- one of the most successful high school cross country programs in the state. Four national championship relays, 10 state cross country championships.
Other hopefuls: John Parker: Author of the cult classic novel “Once a Runner” and the more recently published “Again to Carthage.” This line up is subject to change based on speaker schedules.
At Nike Green Mountain Nike Running Camps, our goal is to stimulate a love for running and runners to become better, faster and smarter athletes. They provide an educational and inspirational experience for camper’s ages 12-18, all skill levels and abilities.
About US Sports Camps
US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America's largest sports camp network and the licensed operator of NIKE Sports Camps. The company has offered summer camps since 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.
Players, coaches, parents and others interested in the 2012 Nike Running camps can visit ussportscamps.com/running or call 1-800-645-3226.